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Show Off Your Academic Athleticism in These 10 Courses

Article

Challenging your intellectual strength and agility in these fall courses.

The Freestyle Life: Lane Changes and Intersections

Student Success Story

An Extension alumnus has found success and satisfaction as a triathlete, professor, artist, and advocate.

The Declaration of Independence Day signed on July 4, 1776

The History of America’s Independence Day

Faculty Insight

Professor Robert Allison shares some facts about the history of Independence Day.

Father playing with son

The Role of Fathers in Childhood Development

Faculty Insight

As we celebrate Father's Day, Dante Spetter, instructor of Human Development, shares insights on how a father or father-figure plays into a child’s life.

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Andrew Ference

Student Spotlight

After 19 years on the ice, NHL player Andrew Ference is preparing to leave the rink to launch a career in sustainability.

Commencement 2016 Award Winners

Article

Announcing the recipients of the 2016 Commencement awards.

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Valerie Kramis Hollands

Student Spotlight

Valerie Kramis Hollands, ALM Management ‘16, left the corporate world behind to launch a social enterprise.

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Brian Sullivan

Student Spotlight

How a brother-in-law's speech disorder inspired a Digital Media Design student's degree journey.

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Student Spotlight: Jennifer Buchli

Student Spotlight

Research scientist Jennifer Buchli, ALM ‘16, Biotechnology Management, earned new career opportunities at NASA's International Space Station.

Philippe Cousteau

Philippe Cousteau Discusses the Resiliency of Marine Ecosystems

Article

Philippe Cousteau spoke of finding hope in rebounding marine ecosystems.

Statue of Paul Revere

Why We Celebrate Patriots' Day

Faculty Insight

Robert J. Allison, expert in the history of Boston and colonial America, shares the origin and evolution of Patriots’ Day in Massachusetts.

Local produce being prepped for cooking.

Buying Local: Do Food Miles Matter?

Faculty Insight

Gary Adamkiewicz, instructor of From Farm to Fork: Food, Sustainability, and the Global Environment, discusses the nuances of food miles and their impact on our climate.

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